multifoliate

multifoliate

(ˌmʌltɪˈfəʊlɪɪt; -ˌeɪt) or

multifoliolate

adj
(Botany) botany having many leaves or leaflets: a multifoliate compound leaf.
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Enormous red multifoliate roses grew in lavish abandon as in a Fauve painting.
Researchers at the University of Georgia found the extra leaf, called a multifoliate, appears more frequently when the temperature rises.
Lee explores the "often overlooked topic" (57) of Tolkien's work with medieval manuscripts, his reflection of and on that work within his legendarium (e.g., the Book of Mazarbul), and Tolkien's own multifoliate manuscripts and drafts.
In that disquisition, I presented the multifoliate ways that the sounds SH, AY, EE, EYE, OH, and OO can be written.
The absence of eyes, the windows to the soul, frightening, but equally frightening is the fact that the people find themselves speechless, waiting to be conveyed across the River Styx, unable to see the future unless the "multifoliate rose", Dante's symbol of paradise, "the hope only of empty men" should suddenly appear to save them.
But as an angel she looked at our replica Monet painting for hours, asked me if I could see things that weren't there--variations of color, multifoliate hues.
All agree on the need for multiple viewings of the film (easier now than in 1968), its multifoliate (and ultimately indeterminate) meanings, and its role as a meditative spectacle.
I cannot recall its caul, or its multifoliate delivery--
It is of course common in modern Hebrew poetry in which everyday words can still be made to emit Biblical reverberations.) How is the translator from Sanskrit to convey or even suggest such multifoliate densities of allusion and echo?
In activating some of these paths and suppressing others, the film is not narrativizing the game but converting its multifoliate narrative structure into a somewhat more Cartesian or Aristotelian structure with a single middle to complement the game's single beginning and end.
Thus marimba'd night And multifoliate sea become phantasmal space, and there, light-years away, one farewell image Burns and fades and burns.
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